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Vera Bradley

$15.26

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Coach

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Vera Bradley downgraded to Sector Weight at KeyBanc

As previously reported, KeyBanc analyst Edward Yruma downgraded Vera Bradley (VRA) to Sector Weight from Overweight, as he sees risk to its earnings. Yruma thinks the brand's reboot has been successful, as reflected by the 20% year-over-year rise in shares, but with gross margins at their highest since 2010, sales need to increase to drive earnings, he tells investors. In the handbag space, Yruma prefers Coach (COH), on which he keeps an Overweight rating.

VRA

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Coach

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Vera Bradley upgraded to Buy from Hold at Wunderlich
Wunderlich analyst Eric Beder upgraded Vera Bradley to Buy with a $24 price target.
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Neutral
Handbag search traffic trends improved in June, says Baird
Baird analyst Mark Altschwager reports that search traffic trends for handbag brands, which historically has been a helpful directional indicator for comps, improved in June compared to May. Trends notably improved for Coach (COH), Tory Burch and Vera Bradley (VRA), noted Altschwager, who added that the search data is tracking above the firm's modeled comp expectations for Michael Kors (KORS) and consistent with the firm's expectations for Coach and Vera. The firm has Neutral ratings on Coach, Vera Bradley and Michael Kors shares.
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Vera Bradley downgraded to Sector Weight from Overweight at KeyBanc
COH Coach
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On The Fly: Top five analyst initiations
Catch up on today's top five analyst initiations with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Owens Corning (OC) initiated with a Market Perform at Wells Fargo. 2. Kate Spade (KATE) was initiated with an Outperform at CLSA, while the firm initiated Coach (COH) with a Buy and Michael Kors (KORS) with a Sell. 3. RetailMeNot (SALE) and Groupon (GRPN) initiated with a Neutral at Boenning & Scattergood. 4. Carnival (CCL) initiated with a Hold at Deutsche Bank. 5. D.R. Horton (DHI) initiated with an Outperform at Wells Fargo. This list is just a portion of The Fly's analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
09/30/16
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09/30/16
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Coach initiated with a Buy at Guggenheim
Guggenheim analyst Robert Drbul initiated Coach with a Buy and a $50 price target. The analyst is encouraged by continued signs of progress in the brand's transformation, highlighted by positive North American comps in Q4 despite tourist, macro, and promo headwinds for the category and business.
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Catch up on today's top five analyst initiations with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Amazon.com (AMZN) initiated with a Buy at Guggenheim. 2. Wal-Mart (WMT) initiated with an Overweight at KeyBanc and a Buy at Guggenheim. 3. Harley-Davidson (HOG) initiated with a Hold at Jefferies. 4. Coach (COH) was initiated with a Buy at Guggenheim while the firm initiated Michael Kors (KORS) with a Neutral. 5. First Solar (FSLR) initiated with a Buy at Williams Capital. This list is just a portion of The Fly's analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
10/04/16
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10/04/16
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Coach still has upside as share retaken from Michael Kors, says Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo analyst Ike Boruchow believes that after Coach (COH) posted its first positive North American comp last quarter in over three years that it appears many investors have recently "moved on," viewing the turnaround story as played out. However, he thinks here is a long way to go should the brand continue to execute and finds it interesting that while investors were keenly aware of how much market share Michael Kors (KORS) was stealing over the past seven years, now it "doesn't seem like anyone is paying attention" as Coach finally takes back share at Kors' expense. Boruchow reiterate an Outperform rating and $46-$48 price target range on Coach share.

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